Late Medieval Fashion Redressed

Drafting and sewing an early 14th-century-style martial surcotte

For those who are interested in re-creating the look of an early 14thc man-at-arms in western Europe, your portrayal cannot be complete without a long, flowing surcotte worn over your armour.

The following tutorial will show you how to take five simple measurements over your armour and draft a sleeveless surcotte that will complete the look.

Click to open the tutorial in PDF format:   PDF link

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